Gyromitra esculenta

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Gy·ro·mi·tra es·cu·len·ta

(gī'rō-mē'tră es'kyū-len'tă),
A species of mushroom that may produce a monomethylhydrazine toxin that causes nausea, diarrhea, and other symptoms; in severe cases death may occur.
Synonym(s): Helvella esculenta

Gy·ro·mi·tra es·cu·len·ta

(jī-rō-mi'tră es-kyū-len'tă)
A species of mushroom that may produce a monomethylhydrazine toxin that causes nausea, diarrhea, and other symptoms; in severe cases death may ensue.

Gyromitra esculenta

a mushroom poisonous to humans when fresh.
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